Updating Progress Using Resource Work

If resources are assigned in Microsoft Project, you can update progress information based on work for the task or the assignment. Work doesn't exist in your project plan unless you assign resources, at which time task duration is translated into assignment work time. Work can be further divided among multiple assigned resources, depending on the task type. Updating progress using work can be more precise than updating with percent complete or actual duration.

The following work tracking methods are listed in order from the quickest and simplest to the most sophisticated.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

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